New Year’s Day Hunt

Horses, riders and hounds from the Cleveland Hunt prepare to ride out on the traditional New Year’s Day hunt this morning. Prior to 1827 this pack was known as the ‘Roxby and Cleveland’ and their hunt country covers an area of around 25 miles by 15 miles and varies from vale to high moorland. EstablishedContinue reading “New Year’s Day Hunt”

Borrowby Country Show and Gymkhana

First held in  1949 the Borrowby Country Show and Gymkhana is now a regular feature in the show calendar in North Yorkshire. The popularity of this show seems to be growing and with plenty of youngsters getting involved today hopefully the future of these smaller but no less important shows will remain secure helping toContinue reading “Borrowby Country Show and Gymkhana”

Duncombe Park Country Fair

Took a trip along to the Duncombe Park Country Fair in Helmsley today for a few hours. Set in the grounds of one of Yorkshire’s most historic houses and estates this annual one-day event which was formed in 1982 celebrates all aspects of the countryside and is billed as the original country fair of Yorkshire. OnContinue reading “Duncombe Park Country Fair”

Pickering Game and Country Fair

One of the first country shows in North Yorkshire took place over this weekend as the Pickering Game and Country show got underway. Set in acres of parkland close to the North Yorkshire Moors this annual event celebrates all aspects of the countryside and offers an opportunity for visitors to watch and experience much of whatContinue reading “Pickering Game and Country Fair”

The Cleveland Hunt

Horses, riders and hounds got together at Saltburn Riding Stables today before heading out on the annual Cleveland hunt meeting.   #Clevelandhunt See more of my work on my website and blogs via the link…. HERE Images copyright Ian Forsyth No usage without arrangement